Ref
18384
Division/Department
Wards, Theatres & Nursing Admin | Theatre (0150)
Location
Onsite - Hospital/Hospice
Employment type
Full-time
Salary
£22,150
DBS required
Standard
Hours
37.5
Closing date
24/02/2023
Description

We are looking for an experienced Theatre Porter to join our team at HJE. The post holder will perform non-clinical tasks, will assist Theatre Staff in the smooth running of the department, will provide surgical services to the Consultants and will assist with transporting patients and equipment to and from Theatres.  The post holder will be also assisting in maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the department.

Located in leafy St John’s Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, our independent private Hospital has just been rated the number one in the country for care in the latest Bupa survey. Uniquely, all profits fund our onsite Hospice, St John’s.

Am I the right person for this Theatre Porter role?

  • Good Command of Written and spoken English
  • Previous Portering experience in the hospital setting
  • Good Customer Service Skills
  • Good Team working skills
  • Motivated to learn new skills
  • Helpful and Polite

What are the Responsibilities of this Theatre Porter role? 

  • Assist in transport of patients to and from theatres, ensuring hospital policy is adhered to.
  • Assist in the transport of equipment to and from theatres/HDU as required.
  • Assist in maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the department.
  • Complies with health and safety at work/fire regulations.
  • Report any accidents concerning staff, patients, or visitors to the Theatre Manager or Sister/Charge Nurse coordinating shift.
  • Assist in turnover of theatres between cases and/or lists i.e. cleaning equipment and floors, changing equipment, and transferring patient to and from recovery and the anaesthetic rooms.
  • Report any faulty equipment to the person coordinating the shift.
  • Check linen stock every morning and inform linen porter of what is required.
  • Unpack and store linen when it arrives.
  • Every morning check and prepare all patient trolleys ensuring the stock complies with the stock list on display in Recovery.

Why apply for this role as Theatre Porter?

At our organisation we are passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits; from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension.

Working with us, all eligible employees receive;

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thinking organisation then we would love to hear from you.